Fayne Family History

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Fayne Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English fein, fayn, fane ‘glad’, ‘well disposed’ (Old English fægen). The word seems also to have been occasionally used as a personal name in the Middle Ages, from which the surname may derive in some instances.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wayne, Jayne, Mayne, Thyne, Sayne, Coyne, Pane, Payne, Warne, Rayner

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Fayne Family Origin

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Fayne Family Occupations

What did your Fayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Domestic Servant and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fayne. A less common occupation for the Fayne family was Works Grain Store. The most common Fayne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fayne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Domestic Servant

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%
  • Works Grain Store

    17%

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Fayne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fayne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fayne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fayne. For the veterans among your Fayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fayne Life Expectancy

What is the average Fayne lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Fayne in 1954 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fayne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fayne ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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